Author Name    Campbell, Joseph


Binding   Paperback

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher    Anchor 1991

ISBN Number    0385418868 / 9780385418867

Seller ID   RWARE0000039194

A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The Power of Myth launched an extraordinary resurgence of interest in Josep h Campbell and his work. A preeminent scholar, writer, and teacher, he has had a profound influence on millions of people--including Star Wars creator George Lucas. To Campbell, mythology was the "song of the universe, the mu sic of the spheres." With Bill Moyers, one of America's most prominent jour nalists, as his thoughtful and engaging interviewer, The Power of Myth touc hes on subjects from modern marriage to virgin births, from Jesus to John L ennon, offering a brilliant combination of intelligence and wit. This extraordinary book reveals how the themes and symbols of ancient narratives continue to bring meaning to birth, death, love, and war. From stories of the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece and Rome to traditions of Buddhism, Hinduism and Christianity, a broad array of themes are considered that together identify the universality of human experience across time and culture. An impeccable match of interviewer and subject, a timeless distillation of Campbell's work, The Power of Myth continues to exert a profound influence on our culture.

Price = 550.00 JPY

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